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Robotic surgery for hepatic neoplasms: Where does it fit in the minimally invasive surgery landscape?(0)

January 4, 2019

This month’s column identifies prospective clinical trials aimed at clarifying the role of laparoscopic and robotic surgery for hepatic neoplasms.

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Surveillance testing for colorectal cancer: New evidence supports a change in guidelines

New studies are identified suggesting that more frequent or intensive surveillance testing may not result in earlier detection of cancer recurrence.

Figure 1. Trends in colorectal cancer incidence rates by age and year of birth, and by age and year of diagnosis, U.S., 1975 to 2014

Colorectal cancer in adults younger than 50 years old

Colorectal screening options for patients younger than 50 years of age and trends in colorectal cancer rates for this age group are summarized.

The evolving clinical management of sentinel node-positive melanoma: The impact of MSLT-II on clinical practice

The results of the Multicenter Selective Lymphadenectomy Trial-II as they relate to treatment recommendations for melanoma patients with a positive sentinel lymph mode biopsy are summarized.

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Liquid biopsies in cancer clinical trials

Ongoing and future clinical trials examining how liquid biopsies may be a promising tool for early cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and recurrence are the focus of this month’s column.


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